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IND-142 [SEARO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Prevention of Blindness

Director / Head: 
  Prof Atul Kumar
 




Institution:
  Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences
  ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Address:
  Ansari Nagar
  110029
  Delhi
Town:
  New Delhi
Country:
  INDIA
Region:
  SEARO
Phone:
  (91 11) 26593101
Fax:
  (91 11) 26588919
Date of Designation:
  20/Aug/2016
Last Redesignation:
  20/Aug/2016
Expiry:
  20/Aug/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To generate new evidence by conducting basic and applied field research in epidemiology, management and operational aspects of avoidable blindness and prevention of blindness. 
  2. To support development, implementation and evaluation of strategies for prevention of Blindness in countries in South-East Asia. 
  3. To support training of eye-care personal for management of various eye disorders including in the school health/ community care settings in countries of the Region. 
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Subjects:
  1. Prevention of blindness 
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Types of activity:
  1. Information dissemination 
  2. Evaluation  
  3. Research 
WHO Outputs:
  2.4.2 - Countries enabled to strengthen prevention and management of eye and ear diseases in the framework of health systems
 
 
Responsible Officer:
  NAYAR Patanjali Dev
Phone:
 
Email:
  nayarp@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KOCUR Ivo
Phone:
 
Email:
  kocuri@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork